Cheap Weekend Getaways: Cable Beach, Port Arlington, Preston Beach, Phillip Island

Andrew Munro 14 September 2017

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The best last-minute breaks you can book for a summery September weekend.

Feeling like the seaside? Maybe one of these discounts can inspire you away for the weekend.

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$239 for a two-night weekend stay at Cable Beach

Make a couple's escape to Cable Beach, and pick up a deal on a 4.5 star apartment at the award-winning Seashells Broome. It's $239 for a couple's weekend, but upgrades are available for more people or longer stays. The crisp and modern apartments are fully self-contained, with kitchen, laundry, late check-out, king-size bed and a balcony or verandah each.

The tropical surrounds will have you unwinding before you even step into your apartment, just a short walk from the beach.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: From 1 November 2017 to 30 April 2018
How much do I save? Save $321, or 62% off, with this deal.
Book: Weekend stay at the Seashells, Cable Beach


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$199 for a two night stay at Portarlington Pelican Sands

Settle into your individually themed room for the weekend at Portarlington Pelican Sands which is fully equipped with en suite and spa bath. Each room has its own unique character, so choose wisely. You'll find plenty to keep you busy at Pelican Sands, as well as Portarlington itself, with historical sites, a gorgeous foreshore and beach, and seafood restaurants galore.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Stays available until 30 November
How much do I save? This deal is a cool 50% off, saving you $241
Book: Get a weekend away at Pelican Sands


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$245 for a four-person weekend at Footprints at Preston Beach

Make tracks to Footprints Preston Beach, 90 minutes south of Perth. The area's famous for its fishing and scenery, and this resort is well placed to let you do it all. Simple but stylish rooms, designed by award-winning architect James Christou, adjoin the Yalgorup National Park and beach area.

This deal is for a group of four who want a great value getaway, surrounded by wine, wildlife and water sports.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Stays available until 30 March. Blackout dates apply.
How much do I save? Pick up 40% off to save $245
Book: Stay at Preston Beach this weekend.


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$199 for a weekend at Silverwater Resort, Phillip Island

Treat yourself to a 4.5 star escape at Phillip Island's Silverwater Resort, and stay the weekend for only $199 in a single room or upgrade to an apartment from $249. This deal also gets you half priced breakfast and a quarter off the resort's food and drinks selection.

You might not want to leave the cushy resort, but you'll still be perfectly placed to take in all of Phillip Island's best, including the penguin parade, the waterfront and everything else.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: Stays from 21 August to 22 December 2017
How much do I save? Pick up 40% off to save $245
Book: Stay at Preston Beach this weekend.


Book in advance

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Stay lakeside in the Snowy Mountains from $619 for 3 nights

With winter coming to an end it might be time to think ahead for your summer escape, and the Novotel Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa might be exactly what you're looking for, especially with this summer deal. It includes 3 nights, breakfasts and a bottle of wine to help you get settled in for an escape.

From here you'll be able to easily explore nearby Kosciusko National Park and head up to the mountains, and there's plenty to do on the lake and around the rest of the 150 acre resort property.

Book by: ASAP
Travel dates: 8 October to 21 December 2017 and 28 January to 28 March 2018
How much do I save? Get this deal 31% off
Book: Book ahead for a summer stay in the mountains


Each week, Cheap Weekend Getaways will let you know about the last-minute holidays that you can book for the upcoming weekend.

All hotels and holiday packages are available to book for the weekend at the time of writing

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